Def Jam Rapstar is a music game based hip-hop music and culture. The game provides the ultimate emcee video game experience, and captures the essence of what Hip-Hop is all about: the Music, the Flow, the Battles, and of course ... the Swagger. With a host of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, the game allows you to be the star: by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at http://www.defjamrapstar.com.
Def Jam Rapstar also offers you the ability to freestyle over tracks by some of the hottest Hip Hop producers and upload your freestyle performances for the world to decide how good you really are.
Straight Up, No Chaser:Def Jam Rapstar is all about Hip-Hop and the music that makes it great. Spit bars with the best in the history of the Rap Game past and present, and prove that no one else can touch you on the mic.
Bridging The Gap: Golden Age. Platinum Age. Old School. New School. Veteran. Rookie. Def Jam Rapstar has the hits no matter what style you represent.
Every Day A Star Is Born: If you're an aspiring emcee developing your skills, Def Jam Rapstar helps take your game to the next level. Get instant feedback on your lyrical accuracy, timing and tone that'll help you go from amateur to icon.
On P-O-I-N-T: Def Jam Rapstar features custom, proprietary voice recognition technology that keeps tabs on your lyrical accuracy, because no one respects a fraud.
If You Are Who You Say You Are...: Direct and star in your own music video to show off your "swagnificance." Use an attached console camera to record your performance. Then, edit the lighting, sound and special effects to create your own Hip-Hop classic. Champagne and models not included.
Pay Your Dues: Earn stripes, crush haters and sharpen your skills in the innovative Battle Mode. Trade lines and punchlines for the highest score. Prove you're not the one to be messed with.
The Next Legendary Lyricist: Do you think you belong on the latest "Top Five Dead Or Alive" list? Play in Freestyle mode and rock the mic over beats provided by world famous producers.
Keep Your Team Strong: Def Jam Rapstar's community opens the door for passionate Hip-Hop entrepreneurs and fans to get involved. View and rank videos, manage and promote a crew of artists, build a brand and carve out an empire.